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St Paddy's, vinyl sale & fun spring stuff to do

Published over 1 year ago • 5 min read

Happy St Paddy's!

Here's the Boise Highlanders schedule (Boise's bagpipers) for the weekend. They are busy! And here's a bunch of St. Patrick's Day celebrations:

  • Butte in Boise, an annual St. Patrick's Day celebration at Boise Centre, is happening 5-9pm. Enjoy Irish food, drinks, music & more. Tix are $50 per person (include dinner buffet, music & a drink) or $450 for a 10 person table.
  • Quinn's has will has performances all day, live music & food & drink specials.
  • Mad Swede Brew Hall (downtown) is hosting piano bar performer Big Richard for a night of Irish pub songs & more. Tix are $17 and include the show & a pint of green beer or hard seltzer. Free karaoke after the show. Kids allowed until 8pm.
  • Mad Swede Brewing (Cole Rd) will have Irish step dancers at 5pm, live music at 6pm, bagpipes at 8:30pm. Also there will be green beer by the pint & pitcher, & pizza! Kids allowed until 8pm.
  • Powderhaus Brewing Company is celebrating with Irish Pub Week. Live music, beer specials & more through Saturday.
  • Mother Earth Tap House has St Pat's events and food trucks all week end.
  • Sawtooth Winery is throwing a party with hors d'oeuvres, a raffle, and gold mimosas, green beer & wine. Tix are $45 and goes 7-10pm. 21+
  • Hooligan's Pub is celebrating with drink specials, Irish food menu and live music. 21+
  • The Bishop's House is hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Dinner with a four-course din of traditional Irish fare. Tix are $50. 21+
  • The Owyhee Tavern has traditional Irish dishes, green beer and whiskey, plus a performance from the Boise Highlanders at 8pm.
  • The James has traditional Irish food & entertainment.
  • Ironwood Bar & Grill has a party with live music by Generator Saints.
  • Anything But Pants St. Paddy's Day Bar Crawl is happening at Amsterdam Lounge, Dirty Little Roddy's, Karma & StrangeLove. Tix are $10 & gets you into all 4 bars. 21+
  • McCleary's in Caldwell has food specials & entertainment Friday-Sunday.

Vinyl pop up on Saturday

The Boise Spring Vinyl Hi-fi Sale is happening at Lost Grove Brewing on Saturday from 1-5pm. Multiple vinyl enthusiasts from around the valley will be there selling and swapping records. It's free to attend!

Tunes & shows

Treefort Music Hall is opening this weekend! They are kicking things off with a punk rock show featuring Canadian punks PUP, Cali's Joyce Manor and indie rockers Pool Kids. Tix are $30 GA, $60 rail seating, or $140 for a table. All ages.

Comedy & storytelling

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This Weekend...

...PAW Patrol Live! is at ExtraMile Arena! Bring the kid(s) in your life to help the pups find the pirate treasure on March 18th & 19th. There's FOUR chances to catch the live show:

  • Saturday, March 18th | 10:00AM & 2:00PM
  • Sunday, March 19th | 12:00PM & 4:00PM

Get your tickets for PAW Patrol & get ready to roll!

Food finds & things to drink

  • Check out Guru Donuts new donut lineup! Looks soo good.
  • The new treats at Trailside Bakery also look soo good.
  • Coned Pizza has a St Paddy's dessert cone for the month of March.
  • TONIGHT: Learn Simple, Clean Breakfasts to Support Gut Health at The Vervain Collective. The workshop is $25 and goes 5-6:30pm.
  • Sat March 18: Nampa's Food Truck Rally Goes to the Dogs is happening at Lloyd Square in Nampa. Live music, food trucks, vendors & beer - all proceeds support the Amity Dog Park!
  • Mon March 20: Check out Telaya's pop-up Chef Series with Chef Gee! Enjoy sushi apps & entrees and Telaya wine. Tix are $90 and goes 7-9pm.
  • Next Sat March 25: Join the Easter Charcuterie Workshop at Ste. Chappelle. Tix are $55 and includes all items & a glass of wine. 21+
  • Get your tix: Herb Gardening Workshop at Petite 4 is on Tuesday, March 28 at 5pm. It's $60 & includes all materials to make your own living tabletop herb garden plus snacks & drinks from Petite 4.
  • Get your tix: Glass Class at Telaya is on Thursday, March 30. Learn how the shape and style of your wine glass can affect your tasting experience. Tix are $60 & includes a personal charcuterie box, a flight of preselected wines, and a set of 4 different Riedel Glasses to take home.
  • Wednesdays: Idaho Botanical Garden is starting to host food trucks in their parking lot from 11am-1pm.

Things to do

  • Fri March 17: It's opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog In The Nighttime at Stage Coach Theatre. The show runs Thursday-Sunday until April 1.
  • Sat March 18: Go watch a movie at The Egyptian Theatre. Ratatouille is at 1:30pm, The Pink Panther (1963) is at 4:30pm, and My Own Private Idaho is at 7:30pm. Tix are $10.
  • Sat March 18-26: Go on a Cemetery Tour at the Old Idaho Pen. Experience a unique tour of the Idaho State Penitentiary & its rarely seen prison cemetery. Tix are $15 & include Old Pen admission.
  • Sun March 19: More movies at The Egyptian Theatre. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982) is at 1:30pm and Vertigo is at 4:30pm. Tix are $10.
  • Sun March 19: Go on a Bird Walk along the Bethine Church River Trail. Starts at 1pm & it's free!
  • Mon March 20: Join the Pre-Fort Happy Hour at Broadcast Coffee with Radio Boise, Oatly and Broadcast. Radio Boise will be spinning tunes for folks while they plan their Treefort with friends. All drink proceeds go to Radio Boise!

Just trust me...

someone please open a pretzel shop.

Thanks for reading!

With love from Boise,


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by Marissa Lovell

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